Azure Government

Insights, how-tos and updates for building solutions on Microsoft's cloud for US government

Join us May 31! Azure Gov DC Meetup: Managing the Changing Hybrid Cloud Environment in Gov

Hybrid cloud is critical to government IT transformation, which means storing data on-premises and in the cloud. Keeping up with ever-changing IT environments presents myriad challenges for organizations. Please register now and join us for the Azure Government DC Meetup, Managing the Changing Hybrid Cloud Environment in Gov, on Wed., May ...

Getting Started with Azure – Backing Up VMs

In my last post, I provided you with some simple steps on how to “Get Started” with the Azure Backup service by focusing on the Backup Vault and Policies that are associated with Vaults and VMs. Starting from there, I would like to go to the next and final step, which is the actual Backing Up of VMs or Servers. In the below video, I will...

Getting Started with Azure – Backup Vaults and Policies

One of the biggest questions that government customers may have when migrating to Azure Government, is how they can quickly get up and running. There are a number of different challenges that a customer may have, and many different services that we offer within Azure. Backup Vaults and policies are one of the many services we offer to ease ...

Announcing features for Backup and Site Recovery Services (OMS Suite) with Resource Manager

Azure Government revamps Azure backup and Azure site recovery services to facilitate advanced capabilities for Government cloud users. This update brings various enhancements, summarized in the table below. For more information and technical Documentation on Backup and Site Recovery please see Azure Government Documentation. We welcome ...

Backup: How Operational Management Suite (OMS) keeps customers safe on Azure

Over my first year working at Microsoft, it has been very clear that we are doing everything that we can to really be the go-to Cloud Service Provider (CSP) for customers when it comes to all types of Cloud based services. Now that Azure Government is available, we are trying to do the same for the Public Sector community. However, not ...

Azure Backup on Azure Government

Azure Backup is a secure, scalable, and reliable solution that protects your application data; It enables you to supplement your current backup solution or replace it entirely without the usual high cost of adding capacity (thus lowering the total cost of backing up your data), while still maintaining backups of your data for many years. It...

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